A pair of recent decisions by the Ninth Circuit in In re Mortgages Ltd. underscore the power of the equitable mootness doctrine and the importance of obtaining stays of bankruptcy court orders to avoid having appeals of the...more
Equitable mootness is a judge-made remedy that is misnamed. Judges apply it to seek an equitable result, but mootness in the constitutional sense is absent.
Article III, section 2 of the U.S. Constitution bars federal...more
In this December 2012 Issue:
- Second Circuit Decisions
- Connecticut Bankruptcy Court Decisions
The Second Circuit tackles the criminal exception to the automatic stay, administrative rent claims under a...more
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